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New Foreign Worker Levies For Peninsular Malaysia Effective Today

The new levies for foreign workers in Malaysia have been announced. Effective Friday, employers in the manufacturing, construction and services sectors (category one) will have to pay a levy of RM1,850 for each foreign worker hired. Plantations and agriculture sector bosses (category two) are to pay RM640 per worker.

Initially, the plan was to impose a levy of RM2,500 for each worker under category one, while employers in category two would have had to pay RM1,500 per worker.

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Home Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim says that the Cabinet has approved an increase in levy rates for foreign workers in the Penisular Malaysia, effective from March 18.

Home Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim (pic) in a statement on Friday said the decision on the new rates was made by the Cabinet last week.

He said the new rates entailed an increase of RM600 for category one and RM230 and RM50 for the plantations and agriculture sectors respectively.

The new rates are for Peninsular Malaysia only.

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“We are confident that the rates are competitive and justified as foreigners who are working here also enjoy facilities, amenities and infrastructure provided by the Government,” he said.

“The Government believes the levy imposed is at an ‘optimum rate’ that will not affect the country’s economic growth, nor its plans to reduce dependency on labour intensive industries,” he added.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, in announcing the recalibration of Budget 2016 on Jan 28, had said that the levy for foreign workers would be restructured.

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi later revealed the new rates were to take effect on Feb 1 but were not implemented, as the decision had not been well received by certain industries and employers.

On Feb 16, the Home Ministry met with representatives from 28 groups and associations to hear their grouses.

English version: 納吉宣布外勞人頭稅漲幅減

News Source: The Star

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Malaysia Foreign Workers Rehiring Program

Enquiry Form For Malaysia Foreign Workers Rehiring Program
  • Tell us which industry are you from?
  • Please stated what kind of products & services you are dealing with. ie Manufacturing - Food.
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 999.
    How many foreign workers working in your organization currently?
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 999.
    How many foreign workers working in your organization currently want to register for rehiring program?
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MyEG Appointed To Handle Malaysia Foreign Worker Rehiring Program
MyEG Appointed To Handle Malaysia Foreign Worker Rehiring Program

MyEG Appointed To Handle Malaysia Foreign Worker Rehiring Effective Feb 15, 2016

My EG Services Bhd (MyEG), which last September received a Government contract to register illegal foreign workers, has been appointed to take part in the programme to rehire foreign workers without permits, effective Feb 15, 2016.

As announced by the Prime Minister under the recalibrated 2016 Budget, foreign workers without permits will be given valid work permits. The registration will start on Feb 15.

The e-Government services provider told Bursa Malaysia that it had on Thursday received a letter of appointment from the ministry in relation to the management of illegal foreign workers for the rehiring programme.

“All terms and conditions as stated in the earlier letter will be replaced with the new conditions as stated in the letter dated Feb 11, 2016,” MyEG said.

The latest project, it said, would take effect from Feb 15 till Aug 15, 2016. The tenure of the previous agreement had been Sept 4, 2015 to March 4, 2016.

“The project has no fixed value as it is dependent on the number of illegal foreign workers successfully registered,” MyEG said.

According to reports, the Government is targeting to register the estimated two million illegal workers in the country under the rehiring programme, whose first phase will span three months.

MyEG shares shed 1 sen to close at RM2.24 on Thursday, with 3.42 million shares changing hands.

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Foreign Worker News source: The Star

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Malaysia Foreign Workers Rehiring Program

Enquiry Form For Malaysia Foreign Workers Rehiring Program
  • Tell us which industry are you from?
  • Please stated what kind of products & services you are dealing with. ie Manufacturing - Food.
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 999.
    How many foreign workers working in your organization currently?
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 999.
    How many foreign workers working in your organization currently want to register for rehiring program?
  • If you are a foreign workers, tell us which country are you from.
    If you are Malaysian employers, please stated your workers' country origin.
  • Please write down the requirements, issue and problem (if any) you encountered and would like to seek professional opinions from us.
    Tell us how do you found us and our website.
  • Please let us know the convenience time to contact you to discuss further.